There is work by Van Empel in the second part of the book on Flora Fotografica, compiled by William A. Ewing and Danaé Panchaud: ‘Vivid, bold, spectacular and unexpected: a definitive overview of one of contemporary photography’s most innovative fields, showcasing flower imagery by more than 120 of the world’s leading practitioners. There has never been a period in photography’s long history – no school, no movement – when flowers have not been a central focus, whether in the form of the classic still life, the botanical study, incorporated into portraiture and studies of the human body, documented in street photography, or used subversively in surrealist collage and montage.
The book on Flora Fotografica, compiled by William A. Ewing and Danaé Panchaud has also been turned into a Flora Imaginaria exhibit at the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens in Sarasota, Florida. Running from July 16 to September 25, 2022, showcasing flower imagery by more than 120 of the world’s leading practitioners.
The VB Photography Center in Kuopio, Finland is going to make an overview exhibition about the work of Ruud van Empel.
The exhibition will open on June 3, 2022.
Danziger Gallery opens its Los Angeles location on Feb. 15 with a group show at Bergamot Station. One work by Ruud van Empel is included.
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The works Collage#6 and #8 have been selected for the prestigious exhibition entitled “Coexistence” on the occasion of the opening of the new Istanbul Atatürk Cultural Center, until February 12, after which the exhibition will travel around the country